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 Alfred Clark Chapin

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Alfred Clark Chapin Famous memorial

Birth
South Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Oct 1936 (aged 88)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Wintergreen Plot, Sections 121, 122
Memorial ID 7255486 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Williams College, in 1869, from Harvard Law School in 1871, was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced to practice law in New York City. He was a member of the New York State Assembly, (1882-83), New York State comptroller, (1884-87) and Mayor of Brooklyn, (1888-91). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David A. Boody, serving until he resigned in 1892. He then served as Railroad Commissioner of New York State, (1892-97) and continued the practice of law. He died at age 88 while on a visit to Canada. U.S. Congressman Hamilton Fish, Jr. was his grandson.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Versed in affairs and courtly, yet a scholar withal.


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  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7255486/alfred-clark-chapin : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Clark Chapin (8 Mar 1848–2 Oct 1936), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7255486, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .